Writing Styles
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  • Question 1
    900 seconds
    Q.

    Can you identify the purpose of expository writing?

    answer choices

    To influence an action or thought.

    To explain, inform, provide information, or describe.

    To tell a story, real or imaginative.

    To describe through using important details.

  • Question 2
    900 seconds
    Q.

    Can you identify the purpose of narrative writing?

    answer choices

    To explain, inform, provide information, or describe.

    To describe through using important details.

    To influence an action or thought.

    To tell a story, real or imaginative.

  • Question 3
    900 seconds
    Q.

    Can you identify the purpose of descriptive writing?

    answer choices

    To influence an action or thought.

    To tell a story, real or imaginative.

    To explain, inform, provide information, or describe.

    To describe through using important details.

  • Question 4
    900 seconds
    Q.

    Can you identify the purpose of persuasive writing?

    answer choices

    To influence an action or thought.

    To tell a story, real or imaginative.

    To describe through using important details.

    To explain, inform, provide, information, or describe.

  • Question 5
    900 seconds
    Q.

    Identify this example: On April 14th, 1912, the Titanic struck an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean. Due to the fact that there were only 20 lifeboats on the entire ship with over 2,000 people aboard, approximately 1,500 lives were lost.

    answer choices

    Narrative

    Descriptive

    Persuasive

    Expository

  • Question 6
    900 seconds
    Q.

    Identify this example: As the Titanic was prepared to leave from Ireland, thousands of people attended the send-off. As is tradition, a champaign bottle is broken on the bow of the ship to signify good luck and safe travels. As the audience watched expectedly from afar as the bottle was in motion, it did not break against the ship.

    answer choices

    Persuasive

    Narrative

    Expository

    Descriptive

  • Question 7
    900 seconds
    Q.

    Identify this example: Imagine relaxing in a hammock off of the beach. You feel the sand beneath your toes as you decide to swim in the Atlantic Ocean. The sun is warm, the water is cool, and the breeze is just right. Where can you experience this? Only in Florida. Plan your trip today!

    answer choices

    Narrative

    Descriptive

    Persuasive

    Expository

  • Question 8
    900 seconds
    Q.

    Identify this example: The woman analyzed the painting that hung in the museum. It was of a field of various wild flowers. If you were far away, you would think that the painter only used hints of blue and purple. But as she looked deep into the painting, she could see pink and yellow. The flowers were so detailed that she caught herself reaching out to pick one from the field.

    answer choices

    Descriptive

    Expository

    Persuasive

    Narrative

  • Question 9
    900 seconds
    Q.

    lightning danced across the sky

    answer choices

    personification

    paradox

    idiom

    hyperbole

  • Question 10
    900 seconds
    Q.

    This box weighs a ton!!!!

    answer choices

    personification

    paradox

    idiom

    hyperbole

  • Question 11
    900 seconds
    Q.

    Beat around the bush

    answer choices

    personification

    paradox

    idiom

    hyperbole

  • Question 12
    900 seconds
    Q.

    If I tell my mom she is gonna kill me!!!!

    answer choices

    personification

    paradox

    idiom

    hyperbole

  • Question 13
    900 seconds
    Q.

    The sun smiled down at us

    answer choices

    personification

    paradox

    idiom

    hyperbole

  • Question 14
    900 seconds
    Q.

    My alarm clock screams to wake me up in the morning

    answer choices

    personification

    paradox

    idiom

    hyperbole

  • Question 15
    900 seconds
    Q.

    In writing, what is it called when you give human characteristics to something nonhuman?

    answer choices

    Simile

    Imagery

    Alliteration

    Personification

  • Question 16
    900 seconds
    Q.

    Serious, humorous, sad, angry, and happy are all examples of a writer’s __________.

    answer choices

    Style

    Interpretation

    Tone

    Personality

  • Question 17
    900 seconds
    Q.

    Using hints or clues to propose what might happen later on in the story is called __________.

    answer choices

    Foreshadowing

    Predicting

    Personification

    Accumulation

  • Question 18
    300 seconds
    Q. It was the first football game for the Gators.  The coach asked if everyone was ready.  The players jumped and replied, "Yes!" 
    In what tone did the Gators's reply?
    answer choices
    Calm
    Serious
    Happy
    Enthusiastic
  • Question 19
    900 seconds
    Q. The Blue Jay is jumping on the tree singing and dancing happily.
    What is the blue jay's tone while singing?
    answer choices
    Joyful
    Dreamy
    Confused
    sweet
  • Question 20
    900 seconds
    Q. What is the tone of this image? 
    answer choices
    elated
    appreciative
    accusing
    conceited
  • Question 21
    900 seconds
    Q. 'The sun was bright and the sky was clear. Joan jogged down the path with Rex at her side and smiled about last night's victory.' What's the tone?
    answer choices
    cheerful
    depressing
    determined
    suspenseful
  • Question 22
    900 seconds
    Q. What is the "mood" of  a story?
    answer choices
    Emotions audience feels from a given passage.
    The time and place of the story.
    The summary of events of the story.
    The lesson the reader learns from the story.
  • Question 23
    900 seconds
    Q. What is the "tone" of a story?
    answer choices
    The feeling the passage evokes from the reader
    The author, narrator, or speaker's attitude toward a subject
    The time and place of the story
    The summary of events in the story
  • Question 24
    900 seconds
    Q. Authors set a TONE or MOOD in literature by conveying an emotion or emotions through ________.
    answer choices
    pictures
    height
    words
    funny faces
  • Question 25
    900 seconds
    Q. Which word accurately describes the son's tone in the following dialogue? 
    Father: We are going to Disney World! 
    Son: Yay!!!! 
    answer choices
    irritated
    annoyed
    uninterested
    ecstatic
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